Backend Engineer (Machine Learning)


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Vinted is Europe’s biggest pre-loved fashion marketplace, with 35 million members in 12 countries. Our mission is green: we want to make second-hand the first choice globally.
A team of over 500 people from Vinted’s offices in Vilnius, Berlin, and Prague develop and support our platform. We share a unique work culture that’s based on aiming high, taking ownership, co-creating, caring, and growing.
As Vinted’s new Backend Software Engineer, you’ll be joining one of our Machine Learning teams, whose purpose is to build and deploy systems that show relevant content to our users. As a Backend Engineer, you’ll be responsible for building the software systems around Machine Learning models and integrating them into the product, making sure the integrations are fast, scalable and reliable.
Here are some of the technologies we use: Python, Flask, PyTest, Tensorflow, PyTorch, Ruby, Rails, RSpec, MySQL, Elasticsearch, Redis, Memcached, Grafana, Jenkins, CentOS 7, Chef, Docker and Kubernetes.

In this position, you will:

  • Build and improve backend parts of Machine Learning systems
  • Deploy Machine Learning inference systems on Docker Swarm and Kubernetes
  • Integrate Machine Learning and rule-based models into the product
  • Scale existing Machine Learning solutions
  • Consult Machine Learning Engineers on what’s possible with current systems
  • Empower Machine Learning Engineers by building the backend that can support their models
  • Work with both Python and Ruby
  • Apply Agile and Lean principles in your work

About you:

  • At least 2 years of hands-on work experience in development
  • You should be willing to learn and master new technologies and concepts
  • Familiarity with most and deep knowledge in at least a few of the following disciplines: Software Engineering, Functional Programming, Data Structures, Algorithms, Systems Programming, Distributed Systems, Systems Architecture, Computer Science, Machine Learning
  • Previous experience with Machine Learning systems is a plus

Work perks:

  • Opportunity to join our stock options programme
  • Learning budget (13.2% from net yearly salary)
  • 25 working days of holiday
  • A canteen that serves homemade food at friendly prices
  • Monthly team-building events
  • Remote workout classes
  • A personal budget for shopping on Vinted
The salary range for this position is 1,900 – 5,800 € (gross) per month.
If this sounds interesting, you may be just who we need. Apply before December 13, 2020 and we’ll be in touch. 
Job tags: Distributed Systems Engineering Kubernetes Machine Learning MySQL Python PyTorch Ruby TensorFlow
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